Curriculum Support and Development

Educational process is based on the credit technology and carried out in accordance with the curricula for Bachelor's degree programs in 5B020700 Translation Studies, 5B011900 Foreign Language: Two Foreign Languages, and 5B021000 Foreign Philology.

Training of future specialists is carried out through an in-depth study of special disciplines, including elective ones, approved by the Academic Council of the University in accordance with the state standard of education. The content of studies corresponds to curricula and modern requirements.

There are approved typical and working curricula and programs in basic and professional disciplines of the Bachelor's degree programs in the Kazakh and Russian languages in paper form, as well as plans of the Department's activities, annual reports, minutes of meetings of the Department, the schedule of peer-reviewed lessons, the schedule of public lectures, individual plans of all academic staff members. Each member of the Department has a register for on-going and midterm control, attendance record book, lecture notes, tests and examination tickets.

The Department's activities plan covers all types of educational processes. Annual reports of the Department adequately reflect the performance of the planned types of work. Strengths and weaknesses in each lecturer's work are reflected in the record book of peer-reviewed lessons. There is a feedback, members of the Department constantly work on professional self-improvement.

All activities for students' independent work and consultations with teachers are carried out in accordance with the approved working curricula.

Availability of teaching materials for all disciplines taught in the Kazakh and Russian languages in the 2013-2014 academic year amounts to 100 per cent.

Ongoing monitoring is carried out in the form of tests, independent assignments, colloquiums, etc. There are 2 midterm examinations in each semester.

Final examinations are held in the form of test or traditional pen-and-paper examinations. There are syllabuses (work programs) and teaching complexes for all disciplines. All syllabuses and teaching complexes are based on the SES requirements. All teaching materials are actively used in the educational process and their quality meets all corresponding requirements.

Problems of workload distribution among academic staff members are discussed and approved at meeting of the department before the beginning of the academic year.

The total and individual workload always correspond to the plans.

Members of the academic staff published instructional guidelines for the disciplines of the department.